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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 13 Views | 🔊 6 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: French

Meaning: False or fake

Pronunciation: foh, ˈfoʊ, F OW

Popularity Rank: #715,590

On this page:

  • 1. Faux Meaning
  • 2. Faux Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Faux
  • 4. Translations of Faux
  • 5. Faux Name Popularity
  • 6. Faux Name Poster
  • 7. Names similar to Faux

Faux Meaning

Derived from the French word for 'false' or 'fake', Faux conveys a sense of imitation or deception. It can also be related to the concept of artifice or artificiality.

Faux also means "False or fake, conveying a sense of imitation or deception.".

Faux is found in United Kingdom, United States of America, France, and 6 more countries.

Faux Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: foh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): ˈfoʊ

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: F OW

F: Pronounce as in "fish" (F IH SH)

OW: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Faux

Faux Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Faux is recorded 19 times globally, ranking it as the 715,590th most common name worldwide.

Faux is most prevalent in United Kingdom, with 5 occurrences, making it the 51,659th most popular name in the country.

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